April 14, 2014Spring Home Maintenance Suggestions
Warmer weather is on the way, which can mean additional pest-related problems both inside and outside of the home. We recently met up with residential sales manager Sal Presti who revealed that this time of year is notorious for termites, carpenter ants, and other wood-eating insects.
As winter transitions into spring this month, Presti recommends maintaining the outside of your property to keep these types of pests at a distance. By removing piles of firewood or mulch from around the perimeter of your house, you can help reduce your risk of termite or carpenter ant infestation.
“Scrap wood under porches could also be an open invitation for termites to have a buffet. After construction, many homeowners throw extra …